Nadia Stepanova

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What you need to know before buying a magnesium supplement

Magnesium is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Nutritionist Adrienne Dowd, RD, of Parsley Health explains, “In general, magnesium is a …

Paleo Blueberry Chocolate Macaroons For Epic Snacking

<i>These paleo blueberry chocolate macaroons are bursting with sweet wild blueberries and dipped in creamy dark chocolate. They make for an easy, no fuss paleo dessert!</i><p>Let’s discuss the difference between macaroons and macarons. Macaroons, like these, are a basically a bunch of coconut held together …

Profiteroles

Step 1<p>Preheat Oven<p>Preheat the oven to 210°C.<p>Step 2<p>Melt Butter Water Salt<p>Measure the water, butter and salt into a small pan and bring gently to a …

5 Moves to Keep Your Desk Job From Killing You

Take a minute and stretch.<p>We go to work hoping our days spent at the office will challenge us professionally, but in reality, living the 9-to-5 (or 6 …

Water Mystically Flows from the Peak of this Lush Patagonia Lodge

If you're a fan of fantasy, especially <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, then the Magic Mountain Lodge is the perfect destination for you. It's a 13-room hotel that looks like it could be from Middle-earth! Located in the private Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve in northern Chile, this lodge has its visitors enter …

Natural Beauty

6 Ways to Calm Yourself Down When You Start to Panic

You're not in full-on freak-out mode just yet—and with these tips, you don't need to get there.<p>To completely nix a phobia, you'll likely have to confront your trigger (see 3 Methods That Help You Face Your Fears and Overcome Anxiety for ways to get professional help to do that). While you're …

5 Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes That Are Rich, Nutritious

When you harness the rich—and nutritious—powers of nuts, oats, buckwheat, and corn, you can make decadent, gluten-free sweets that white flour wishes it could be a part of<p>Do you like decadent, chocolaty cookies? How about fresh-from-the-fryer apple fritters? Then you’re already in on a little …

Gluten-Free

The Surprising Way to Keep Avocados Fresh That Will Blow Your Mind

No saran wrap or plastic bags necessary<p>Avocadoes are packed withhealthy fats and potassium—but who hasn't put an unused avocado half in the fridge, only to find the fruit turned a totally unappetizing brown the next day? It's one of the most frustrating things about loading up on avocadoes—but …

How To Marry The Right Girl: A Mathematical Solution

Poor Johannes Kepler. One of the greatest astronomers ever, the man who figured out the laws of planetary motion, a genius, scholar and mathematician — in 1611, he needed a wife. The previous Mrs. Kepler had died of Hungarian spotted fever, so, with kids to raise and a household to manage, he …

Animal Vector Illustrations by Andrea Minini

Animals in Moiré – Vector Illustrations.<p>Andrea Minini is an Italian graphic designer and illustrator with excellent skills in the fields of vector …

Graphic Design

Cella Urban Planter Pods Bring You Closer to Nature

<b>Cella Urban Planter Pods</b> project aims to bring people closer to nature. It doesn’t matter if your house/apartment is small, these little pods will …

Landscaping

4 Cake-Flavored Smoothies You NEED To Try

They're crumb-free—and much healthier than the real deal.<p>If you like cake (who doesn't?) and smoothies (again, who doesn't?) here's a list you'll want to keep next to your blender: We combed Instagram for the most delicious-looking cake-flavored smoothie recipes and found these creative …

Beautiful Swirls of Paint in Water Form Stunning Portraits

South African artist Chris Slabber has created a spectacular new series called <i>Destruction/Creation</i>, which features images of gorgeous “sculptures” formed from paint swirling in water. While the colorful spirals of paint are already beautiful to look at, Slabber takes it one step further by using …

Photo Manipulation

Colorful Layers of Paper Form Intricate Sculptures and Patterns

Paris-based designer Maud Vantours is a master at constructing incredible 3D sculptures and mesmerizing patterns out of paper. After carefully cutting out assorted shapes, she meticulously builds up layer upon layer, superimposing the papers to create intricate and colorful works of art. Her paper …

Art

‘Watermark’ is a Documentary Unlike Any You’ve Ever Seen Before - The Fox Is Black

Water. It covers 71% of the Earth’s surface. It’s vital for all known forms of life. It’s pure, it’s beautiful, and it’s awfully artistic, as seen in …

APOD: Waterton Lake Eclipse (2014 Feb 17) Image Credit & Copyright: Yuichi Takasaka / TWAN / www.blue-moon.ca http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140417.html Explanation: Recorded on April 15th, this total lunar eclipse sequence looks south down icy Waterton Lake from the Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada, planet Earth. The most distant horizon includes peaks in Glacier National Park, USA. An exposure every 10 minutes captured the Moon's position and eclipse phase, as it arced, left to right, above the rugged skyline and Waterton town lights. In fact, the sequence effectively measures the roughly 80 minute duration of the total phase of the eclipse. Around 270 BC, the Greek astronomer Aristarchus also measured the duration of lunar eclipses - though probably without the benefit of digital clocks and cameras. Still, using geometry, he devised a simple and impressively accurate way to calculate the Moon's distance, in terms of the radius of planet Earth, from the eclipse duration. This modern eclipse sequence also tracks the successive positions of Mars, above and right of the Moon, bright star Spica next to the reddened lunar disk, and Saturn to the left and below. http://www.blue-moon.ca/ http://twanight.org/takasaka http://facebook.com/ytakasaka Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=140417 #APOD

Create A Soothing Atmosphere With A Turquoise Bedroom Décor

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Surreal Compositions by Redmer Hoekstra

I am a huge fan of surrealism, especially the unreal compositions mixing objects in ways that challenge our imagination. Redmer Hoekstra shared on …

Commodity's Fragrance Fitting Kit

Sleekly and simply packaged, Commodity’s collection of handcrafted, small-batch fragrances for men and women offer an opportunity to find one’s signature scent far away from the beauty counter. Adapting a Warby Parker-like model, the LA-based brand’s chief innovation is their Fitting Kits, which …

Beauty

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

12 Things They Don’t Teach You In School About Being A Designer

So you embarked on a freelance design career. Congrats! Here’s what you need to know to stay productive, profitable, and sane.<p>My wife Andy and I started Paper Leaf in 2009. We were not bad at design (I think we’re pretty damn good now), but we were really green at business. In some ways, our …

Healthy recipes: sweet potato brownies

Sweet potatoes are an unusual but tasty key ingredient in these gluten-free brownies<p><i>Makes 10</i><p>If I were asked my favourite foods, the list would be: sweet potatoes, dates, cacao, raw brownies and avocado. So it seems natural to combine at least four of the five, which is exactly what<p>I did in these …

Top 10 pumpkin recipes

<p>From <b>pumpkin soup</b> to <b>pumpkin</b> <b>pie</b>, <b>HELLO! Online</b> has 10 recipes to make sure your pumpkin doesn't go to waste this <b>Halloween</b>.<p>Delicious, healthy and …

Food

21 Smoothie Recipes That Are Actually Good

With ingredients like kale, apples, parsley, spinach, kiwi, and avocado, these 21 smoothie recipes are the quickest, easiest way to get in your fruits and veggies.<p><b>Ready in under ten minutes</b> and packed with fruits and veggies, these creamy drinks are our go-to for an easy breakfast (or snack). …

3 Ways to Stay Motivated When You REALLY Don't Want to Work Out

For the days when you'd rather sit on the couch<p>A couple of days ago, Melissa Arnot, the women's record holder for Everest summits and an Eddie Bauer First Ascent Mountain Guide, came to the <i>Women's Health</i> office—and she said something a little shocking: "If there is a way to get out of working out, …

How to make perfect Singapore noodles

I spent some enjoyable minutes flicking through a book on Singaporean cuisine, pausing at recipes for prawn laksa, and egg roti, fish head curry and hainanese chicken rice, before discovering that Singapore noodles are all but unknown in that country – in fact, they're a Cantonese creation, popular …

My favourite dish: Paul Merrett's smoked paprika chicken casserole

A delicious chicken casserole with chickpeas, peppers and chorizo.<p>“This dish is such a good one to make at the weekend for family and friends,” says Paul Merrett, the television chef and co-owner of award-winning Richmond pub The Victoria. “One of my kids is very fussy and the other is adventurous …